The Stratton Story (1949) was a Biographical - Drama Film directed by Sam Wood and produced by Jack Cummings.
Academy Awards 1949 --- Ceremony Number 22 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Writing||Douglas Morrow||Won|
The Stratton Story (1949)By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 31, 2018 From 4 Star Films
If you’ve never heard of the baseball player Monty Stratton, you’re not alone. In my days of wanting to be a ballplayer myself, I knew quite a bit about baseball Hall of Famers going back to the genesis of the game. But Stratton was not a Hall of Famer like Honus Wagner or Ty Cobb, Georg... Read full article
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Monty Stratton: [after accidentally shooting himself in the leg] I shot the wrong rabbit!
Monty Stratton: Honey, do you know there's a tailor in Chicago that gives a suit of clothes away to any ballplayer that hits the scoreboard in center field? As of yesterday the New York Yankees are the best dressed team in baseball.
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Robert Taylor rejected the lead role.
James Stewart and June Allyson recreated their roles for a one-hour radio version of this film on the Lux Radio Theatre, first broadcast on February 13, 1950.
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